A Checkered Past

A Checkered Past

Growing older has taught me to see more clearly the symbiotic relationship between extreme adversity and supreme destiny. I’ve often read and also witnessed in person, both men and women of great accomplishment travel raucous paths before ultimately reaching their rightful position. It’s as if the rocky journey was a prerequisite for sustained greatness, perhaps […]

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Every Relationship Needs a Jethro!

Every Relationship Needs a Jethro!

We remember Moses for lots of great reasons—parting the Red Sea, receiving the 10 Commandments, leading God’s people through the wilderness for 40 years—but we don’t often talk about “Moses, the Family Man.” Maybe we should? After all, tucked away in the narrative of Moses is a fantastic relationship tip that we all can learn from. To sum […]

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Passover: The True “Easter” Celebration

Passover: The True “Easter” Celebration

For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. (I Corinthians 5:7) In many circles, you’ll hear Christians say some variation of, “Happy Easter? We celebrate Resurrection Day!” Personally, I have no problem saying “Happy Easter” seeing as we say “Merry Christmas” and let’s face it: the two are equally pagan in nature. When we […]

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Faith in God

Faith in God

We are built to conquer, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. (Maxwell Maltz)      There are a lot of people who believe that once they have surrendered their lives to God all their giants, storms, and problems will just […]

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